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The John Warner School

Professional Studies

Course Leader:Mr Matthew Walker
BSc

Business Studies

Business Studies is a BTEC qualification that is taught at key stage 4 (years 9 to 11) and key stage 5 (years 12 and 13) and is designed for students to learn the skills used in running a business, such as managing money, advertising and employing staff.

Computing

Computing is a GCSE qualification that is taught at key stage 4 (years 9 to 11) and an A Level qualification that is taught at key stage 5 (years 12 and 13) and is designed for students to learn the uses and programming of computers.

Elements of computing will also be introduced to students in key stage 3 as part of their ICT programme.

Economics

Economics is an A Level qualification that is taught at key stage 5 (years 12 and 13) and is designed for students to gain an understanding of the processes that govern the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services in an economy. Economics is also taught as a twilight GCSE in years 10 and 11.

Hospitality

Hospitality is a BTEC qualification that is taught at key stage 4 (years 9 to 11) and key stage 5 (years 12 and 13) and is designed for students to learn the skills used in running a business, such as managing money, advertising and employing staff within the hospitality industry.

ICT

The increasing use of technology in all aspects of society makes confident, creative and productive use of ICT an essential skill for life. ICT capability encompasses not only the mastery of technical skills and techniques, but also the understanding to apply these skills purposefully, safely and responsibly in learning, everyday life and employment. ICT capability is fundamental to participation and engagement in modern society.

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